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Driving Miss Daisy


(Photo: David Cooper).

The Pulitzer Prize–winning play makes its way to the Granville Island Stage. (Photo: David Cooper).

In the American South of the 1950s and ’60s, what do a wealthy Jewish widow and an illiterate black chauffeur have in common? More than you might imagine. Alfred Uhry’s Pulitzer Prize–winning play, which he adapted into an Oscar-winning film of the same name, explores racism and prejudice, as Miss Daisy and her driver Hoke build an unlikely but ultimately long-lasting friendship. At the Granville Island Stage to Mar. 15.

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